Category Archives: WILQ Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 11, 2021

NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY MURDER SUSPECT ARRAIGNED YESTERDAY State Police in Stonington reported  Matthew J Reed planned to steal a 1997 Toyota Camry from the victims and brought a gun to kill them if he needed to when he shot and killed three people inside a Snydertown home Wednesday, according to arrest papers. Reed confessed to murdering…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 1, 2021

VEHICLE THEFT AND DRUG USE A 28-year –old homeless woman is scheduled to appear in Bradford County Court on April 23. Liza Johnson of Athens was initially charged with a second-degree felony of theft for an incident on March 4.  According to Towanda State Police, Johnson allegedly took a vehicle from a residence in Athens…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING JUNE 10, 2021

2ND ANNUAL T-MOBILE HOME RUN DERBY The Williamsport Area Little League (WALL) is hosting its second annual T-Mobile home run derby at the Old Lycoming baseball fields, this Saturday, June 12 at 2 p.m. The event is free to all registered Little League baseball and softball players within Lycoming County, according to northcentralpa.com.  Additional information…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 9, 2021

SENATE BILL 465 Legislation creating a new agricultural conservation assistance program was unanimously approved yesterday by the senate agriculture and rural affairs committee according to sen gene yaw, who sponsored the bill. If funded, senate bill 465 would provide additional tech support to expand on farm conservation practices throughout pa including high priority areas such…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 8, 2021

WILLIAMSPORT SOAP BOX DERBY Eight “celebrity” racers representing the events’ sponsors will take a downhill dive as they race their own scaled-up go-carts at the Williamsport Soap Box Derby Race on Saturday. According to the SUN Gazette, the celebrity participants include;  John Sanders, city engineer; Tanya Weber, a member of the Kiwanis Club of Williamsport; Jason Fink,…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 7, 2021

  EDGEWOOD BRIDGE  DuBoistown Borough Council discussed Edgewood Bridge. The Edgewood Bridge in the borough had ranked a five on the county’s scale for the bridge bundling project; meaning it was not eligible for repair or replacement. After speaking to county commissions and the county planning commission, Baker said there may be funding opportunities to…more »

PROWLING AT NIGHT CHARGES IN LEWISBURG A Milton man was charged for allegedly peeping into windows of female students at Bucknell University’s off campus housing on S. Seventh Street during the evening hours of May 16 and 17.  According to Buffalo Valley Regional Police, they found Brandon Miller, 35, lurking in the trees along the…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 3, 2021

TRAFFIC STOP DRIVER COMBATIVE  On May 18, a white Ford F250 was tailgating another vehicle in the 1700 block of West Fourth Street, when it was observed by Williamsport police, who stopped it in the 100 block of West Fourth Street. The driver, identified as Daniel Scott  Bozochovic, Williamsport, reportedly became combative, as he was…more »

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT Jade Michael Brennan was charged with 2 counts of aggravated assault after he became involved in an argument wijth another person over a vehicle. During the argument Brennan pulled out a knife and threatened the individual before throwing at him. Brennan then threw a rock at the residence of the victim, damaging a…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 1, 2021

CHARGES FILED IN SHOTS FIRED INCIDENT Multiple rounds were fired into the side of a home with two people inside, according to  the Lycoming County Narcotics Enforcement Unit . Police report,  Kiam L. Alford, had a firearm in his hand when he walked onto the front porch of a home in the 1100 block of Isabella St.…more »

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